An El Universal poll found President Calderón’s approval rating unchanged since February, with 41.2% approving of his job performance 36.8% disapproving. Other indicators of the public’s mood continue to sour: 57% said the Government was doing less than they expected, compared to 55.9% in February and 39.7% one year ago. Sixty-eight percent said things had worsened in the past year. Public insecurity led the list of Mexico’s biggest problems, with 29.2% picking this alternative (up from 21.8% in February).
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